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Pile Group Analysis

What is Pile Group Analysis?  (from Digital Canal)

Digital Canal’s Masonry Wall software has been updated to follow ACI 318-11 and IBC 2012 design codes. It easily designs masonry walls for axial and out-of plane bending loads (wind and seismic). Wind and seismic designs follow ASCE 7-10 and IBC 2012 codes. Masonry walls can be constructed from either clay or concrete ...  Read more


Pile Group Analysis is a software program developed by Digital Canal. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named pga.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 11.29 MB (11,836,032 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: digitalcanalstructural.com/masonry-wall
Help link: www.digitalcanal.com/clientservices/customerservice.htm
Installation folder: C:\DCC\Pile Group
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{79EBA916-9291-4961-9773-4EFB5D821594}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 11.29 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Pile Group Analysis

Program executable:pga.exe
Name:Pile Group Analysis
Path:C:\dcc\pile group\pga.exe
Additional files:
  • DCClock.dll - DCCLock Dynamic Link Library (DCCLock DLL)
  • Authorization.exe - Authorization Application (Authorization MFC Application)
  • GraphicsDll.dll - GraphicsDll (Graphics)
  • straad.dll
  • PGA.vshost.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2008 (vshost32.exe)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PGA.vshost.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D469E8D5-841C-4D41-8466-10EF84594B2F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Pile Group Analysis?

You can uninstall Pile Group Analysis from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Pile Group Analysis, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Pile Group Analysis.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 50%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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